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Austin Daily Texan (Newspaper) - February 27, 1991, Austin, TexasDaily texan in "�c37 available copy vol. 90, no. 103 2 Section the student newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin wednesday february 27, 1991 25c iraqis abandon kuwaiti capital . Marines Battle remaining forces at City s Airport associated press associated press Dhahran saudi Arabia a under american and Allied fire Iraq s beaten army streamed North 5 tuesday in a headlong flight homeward abandoning Kuwait City to its Day of liberation after a Long dreadful bloody night of occupation and War. The fight raged on. Quot we re going to. Attack and attack and attack Quot a . General vowed As marines tangled with iraqis fighting a rear guard action at Kuwait City Airport and As a vast .-British armoured Force collided with Iraq s vaunted Republican guard somewhere to the Northwest. In fierce Battles Allied forces had knocked out 26 iraqi army divisions a roughly 260,000 men by Early wednesday . Military offi Allied forces defeat division of Republican guard Page 3 a candidates progressive students discuss Middle Eastern views of War Page 6 i Vietnam War medic criticizes use of napalm in Gulf Page 7 vials in Riyadh said. The officials speaking on condition of anonymity said that american reconnaissance teams and other Quot Lead elements Quot of . Forces were in Kuwait City but the . Command did not regard the City As liberated. Quot i m sure Well run into some pockets of resistance but we fully expect it to belong to coalition forces at the end of today Quot one official said. He said some iraqis probably remained in Kuwait City. In one Battle tank Crews of the . Vii corps battered a guard division in the iraqi desert West of Kuwait a senior Pentagon official said. A news Pool report meanwhile said guard units were setting up new defensive lines West of the Southern iraqi City of Basra. The Campaign appeared to be coming Down to a Deadio race through the desert Between iraqi troops retreating North toward Iraq s heartland and the Vii corps Armor rumbling in from the West to Cut them off. The iraqis reportedly had kuwaiti hostages in Tow. No one in authority was saying How deep into Iraq the Allied forces might pursue the withdrawing army. Iraq s president Saddam Hussein sought to Label the withdrawal a president Bush called it an Quot outrage Quot and said Saddam was trying to cling to formidable military Power with his pullback. Hundreds of surrendering iraqi soldiers had another word for the debacle. Quot Salaam Salaam Quot a Quot peace peace Quot a they shouted As they raised their hands to advancing troops. More than 30,000 iraqis have now been taken prisoner the . Com Mand said and among kuwaitis the word was Quot our Joy is overflowing thanks be to god Quot their exile radio declared the enemy is turning flashing a for Victory sums. Jubilant kuwaitis emerged from their Homes tuesday to Greet the first outsiders to venture into their burned looted City. People ran up to hug and kiss triumphant american soldiers who punched 50 Miles North from saudi Arabia in a three Dav ground Campaign associated press photographer Laurent Rebours reported from the City s outskirts. Men of the 1st Marine division later entered the City. There were no new reports tuesday on and Allied dead and wounded on the front lines. An updated report on monday s scud missile attack on a rear area Barracks please see Gulf War. Page 12 minority Aid in jeopardy inadequate Money May bring end to noted maps tutorial program Diane Smith daily texan staff a program frequently cited by it officials As proof of their commitment to minority recruitment and retention is in jeopardy because it lacks adequate funding. Wanda Nelson it assistant Dean of students said tuesday that the office of the Dean of students which organized the mounting a plan for Success program has Quot requested additional funding and Are awaiting a response Quot from the it administration because Money for the program has run out. Maps has enabled african american and hispanic students to receive free tutorial assistance for approximately two years. Last semester 135 students took advantage of the program and despite their academic troubles 79 percent of them were retained by the University Nelson said. Quot we know the program works Quot she added. Quot we Are about helping students stay in Nelson explained that the reason for establishing the program was twofold. The organizers wanted to prevent academic difficulty among minority students As Well As help minority students w to Are on Scholastic probation regain Good academic standing. But James Vick vice president for student affairs said Quot tight budget constraints Quot make it difficult to find additional Money for the program s growth. The program is currently spending More Money than it did last year he said. But Vick also said he recognizes the significance of the program and is actively seeking the Money the program needs. Quot we Are right now trying to identify funds that can be used to supplement the budget of the maps program Quot he said adding that he does not Rule out the possibility of private funding. Quot i m delighted that we can provide tutoring for the Vick said through lapsed salary funds he was Able to give the program an additional $5,000 last Janu please see maps Page 12sa candidates spar Over experience abortion Aaron Damommio daily texan staff what had been a polite students association presidential race took a Nasty turn Fth m a tuesday As candidates clashed in often heated de a Bate at two forums. Students were Given the Opportunity to question candidates about their views during a forum sponsored by the Texas Union student issues committee. One question that divided candidates concerned providing abortion services on Campus. An audience member posed the question pointing out that the student government at the University of Texas at Arlington recently rejected a proposal for Campus abortion services. Garth Davis a philosophy pre med Junior said he would avoid hav ing abortions performed on Campus because they Are offensive to Many students Bill Tiede a government Junior who officially resigned from the presidential race tuesday spoke on behalf of candidate Brian Byrd who was absent from the Union forum. Tiede also spoke against making abortion services available at the uni or Icv. Scott Gaille a government Junior said we should t have a in thug like that on Campus but Michael Mark a Liberal arts senior said that if supplying abortions on Campus would make the decision to have or avoid an abortion easier he would have no problems with it Jennifer Kowalik a Liberal arts Sophomore said she would leave the Issue up to a student is Sembly vote As the questioner had said he was not interested to the candidates views on abortion itself. Enc Dixon a speech philosophy senior said please see forum Page 2 hazing victim tiles lawsuit against Sigma no actives inside the texan Toda Jennifer r. Sansbury daily texan staff the victim of a nov. 10 hazing incident that resulted in cancellation of the it chapter of the Sigma no fraternity s charter tiled a lawsuit Friday against the fraternity its Parent organization and several individuals. Mark Sanders a natural sciences Junior who w As pledging the Upsi Lon chapter of Sigma no last fall was paddled threatened with an open flame and beaten with a two by four Board a cattle whip a Broom and a stake and physically abused in other ways at the fraternity House by several actives and alumni of the fraternity according to an affidavit filed last fall. According to the suit two of the defendants Quot lifted Sanders by the front and rear of his underwear and created a sawing motion Back and Forth causing Sanders excruciating in addition one Active Quot led Sanders around the room in the fraternity House pulling him with a Hammer the claw of which was hooked under Sanders Testicles Quot it said. Although according to the suit please see Sigma no Page 12 much for the Power shortage. The Sixtn-�5rank�d Texas longhorn baseball team Rolls Al a Over the Southwest Texas state bobcats 10-4 pc glue a behind the strength of three homers 38k1bi at Disch Falk Field. 18 body of missing Man found in town Lake Michelle Koidin daily texan staff weather just the facts mama weather. Cloudy skies. 40 percent rain Chance. Southeast winds 10 Mph. Lows High 40s. Thank you. Roll Friday. Index around Campus.23 Spring break guide 13 classifieds .21 state amp local. Comics. 23 television 22 editorials.4 University 6 entertainment.11 War in the persian Gulf a a 3 a election guide.8 world amp nation.10 sports.18 police found the body of 19-Vea--old Richard Balli tuesday floating alongside the Shore of town l Ake in the 200 Block of Hast Riverside drive about a Block from the nightclub where he was last seen feb. In sgt. Robert Pew itt of the Austin police youth services unit said he decided to search the River on a Hunch and discovered the body of a male at 2 55 the Travis county medical examiner later matched the body s fingerprints to Bash s. The cause of death is pending further lab results. Pew itt said. Balli lived with his sister Marlene Rodriguez her husband and four children at 15 Walter St. Rodriguez reported Bali missing feb. 17 because her brother had a 2 30 . Curfew and had always called if he could t make it Home in time she explained sunday. Rodriguez said Balli left Home about 7 . I be. In in her Hus please see body Page 2 Marco Nava and Jared Miles both it engineering freshmen respond to Miles had stayed below to Comfort Nava while Andrew Eiliott. Also an medics after being guided out of a Cave they were trapped in for six hours. Engineering freshman went to get help. Into the Light Jonn me Conrock daily texan staff Joey Lin daily texan staff a presidential candidates speak at a forum in the Texas Union theater

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